New Regulations Clear Language Update: Transportation Of Dangerous Goods
Dangerous Goods

 

New Regulations
Clear Language Update: Transportation Of Dangerous Goods

Dangerous Goods Compliance

The current Transportation Of Dangerous Goods Clear Language Regulations will be replaced with new Clear Language Regulations, Effective on the 15th, AUGUST, 2002.

In most cases the Clear Language Regulations offer, where possible, ways to comply with the current TDG Regulations and still be in compliance with the Clear Language requirements.

However there are significant changes, which will effect how corporations move dangerous goods and hazardous waste in Canada.

 

Significant Changes To Transportation Of Dangerous Goods (TODG)


(a) The classification criteria and classification as defined in Section 1.4
(b) Shipping names (New)
(c) Use of Schedules 1, 2 and 3 (New)
(d) Shipping documents
(e) Safety marks
(f) Certification of safety mark requirements, safety requirements and safety standards for means of containment
(g) Emergency Response Assistance Plans (New)
(h) Reporting requirements
(i) Safe handling and transportation practices (New)
(j) Proper use of equipment
(k) Reasonable emergency measures

 

 

 

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